Live critique – Peter writes a story. Ep 30 FREE podcast for writers

Weren’t we discussing this recently? It’s always good to get feedback/critique with the purpose of improving the story, so pop on your ears and have a listen …

Nail Your Novel

How many times am I allowed to say an episode was a favourite? This is another. Peter gave me the opening few pages of a book he’d been working on and we discussed it. A live developmental critique, editor to writer. Who is this character? Why is this the first thing you want the reader to learn about them? Why did you choose that style?

The Peter is, of course, independent bookseller Peter Snell. The scourging editor is me!

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PS If you’d like more concentrated writing advice, try my Nail Your Novelbooks. If you’re curious about my own creative writing, find novels here and my travel memoir here. If you’d like to support bricks-and-mortar bookstores (US only at present) use And if you’re curious about what’s going on at my…

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2 thoughts on “Live critique – Peter writes a story. Ep 30 FREE podcast for writers

    • Thank you – I think this is the hardest part of a new writer’s journey, and knowing how it’s done properly and we all have to go through it is helpful in allaying the fears and tears often associated with feedback.


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